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Address: 25th Avgoustou, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
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Interesting architectural detail.

Typical Venetian-style loggia in front of city hall--reconstructed after damage from earthquake and WWII. Stop for a minute and look at it!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nancy171717
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Vicenza, Italy
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Vicenza, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Typical Venetian-style loggia in front of city hall--reconstructed after damage from earthquake and WWII. Stop for a minute and look at it!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice building to look at as you pass by. Haven't been inside so can't comment on that. Lots of cafes/restaurants nearby.

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Thank Sarah L
Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very beautiful building right in the heart of the city. An architectural gem that you should not miss!

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Thank Marilia P
Pattaya, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Venetian architecture on Crete...beautiful old façade and interior near the harbor and old town...many photo ops for shutterbugs, take a break and enjoy a drink in a nearby taverna or coffee shop. The Loggia shouldn't be missed on your stroll through Heraklion.

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Thank Larry M
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The history of loss and rebuilding makes me glad that in the end, some of this magnificent public building was saved.

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Thank Eliz534
Moose Jaw, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We enjoyed seeing the building itself, it is of old style construction so it was very nice to see it is still standing as well as it is. easy to find even for the amateur map reader.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 702 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Nice old historical construction with many arcs; probily from the venetian time, and I think it's the City Hall, the municipality of Heraklion.

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Thank Manuela L
Krakow, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Seeing that place shall be wothwhile. Its existance is a work of the Ventians, therefore a visit in that building can help you gain some more knowledge about the history of Crete and its owners - the Venetians, the Turks.. Nowadays that building serves as a City Hall and the fact od its renewed purpose shows that no historical building... More 

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Thank Simon S
Cleveland, Oh
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

This elaborated building, close to the Morosini fountain, has a complex and reach architecture, similar to those built by Venice in many town in Veneto. It houses now City Hall and it is worth a visit.

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Brasov, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

the Loggia is located naturally on the main street of Heraklion and dates back to the Venetian times ; it is naturally worth taking a picture or two of it as it has a special archtecture,different from the Cretan culture ;

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